Mengel Family History
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Mengel Name Meaning
German: occupational name for a market trader or stallholder, from Middle High German menglære, a variant of mengære (see Menger). This surname is also established in Poland. Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Meinger, derived from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements magin ‘strength’ + gar , ger ‘spear’; or a pet form of the personal name Mangold. Dutch: possibly an occupational nickname, from Middle Dutch mengel, mingel, a liquid measure equal to 2 pints.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press